JOHN'S OUTSIDE SKILLET FRIES

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Peggy Lawhon

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@PeggySL

On a hot day, who wants to heat up the kitchen? This is a basic recipe, but HOW they are fried, makes them a winner!! These are fried in a cast iron skillet on a gas grill. This picture was taken just before they were finished cooking.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

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4 - 5
medium sized potatoes - with skins
salt and pepper to taste
peanut oil

How to Make JOHN'S OUTSIDE SKILLET FRIES

Step-by-Step

  • 1wash outside of potatoes
  • 2slice potatoes lengthwise in quarters, then slice crosswise to make 1/2 inch pieces - do not rinse again
  • 3place in bowl and toss with salt and pepper to taste and let set
  • 4place 10" cast iron skillet on grill and fill with about an inch of peanut oil
  • 5allow oil to reach deep frying temperature...about 375 - keeping the grill lid closed should allow this temperature
  • 6place potatoes in hot oil and fry till golden brown on the outside and tender on the inside - again keeping the grill lid closed
  • 7place fried potatoes on dish lined with paper towels
  • 8if you like, add more salt and pepper when finished

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About JOHN'S OUTSIDE SKILLET FRIES

Course/Dish: Potatoes




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